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I am deciding whether i should upgrade this year or wait one more year and upgrade my cpu/mobo and gpu to the 800 series all at once for some notable gains!

Check out my sig rig tell me what you guys think!
post #2 of 7
Honestly i would wait. what you have is still no slouch.
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I'd wait. You can still game pretty damn good with that setup.
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post #4 of 7
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I feel like i should wait atleast 1 more year before i make the jump. I feel pretty happy still atm with my gaming exp im just waiting for bf4 and batman arkham origins to come out to see how my exp will be like on my current hardware!
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I suggest wait for next gen consoles to hit and see how games continue to perform on pc after that.
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Thats a good idea, anyway if anything haswell seems to be trying to discourage the overclocking ability/performance, tbh i still am pretty happy with my 2600k i nearly upgraded to the 780 last week, thankfully i didnt! Got a year to save up for the 880 and possibly new chipset/mobo!
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I'd hold steady with what you've got.

The new Haswell i7-4770K is at most only 10% better clock-for-clock than your i7-2600 (and doesn't seem to OC as well in terms of MHz), your GTX 680 is essentially the basis for the GTX 770, and 8GB of DDR3-1866 RAM still gets things done.
Edited by svenge - 6/3/13 at 8:38pm
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